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14 Aug 2018 | 11:33 am

Mega-Stars Join Nick Cannon in Honoring Four Teens and Their Commitment to Service - Birmingham Times


Birmingham Times

Mega-Stars Join Nick Cannon in Honoring Four Teens and Their Commitment to Service
Birmingham Times
Fuentes' HALO match Shay Mitchell works with the Somaly Mam Foundation to eradicate sex slavery, liberate its victims, and empower survivors to create and sustain lives of dignity and as agents of next-generation change. Zachary Kerr, 19, Methuen, Mass.

12 Aug 2018 | 7:33 pm

Thailand falling victim to America's puritanical sex culture - The Nation


Thailand falling victim to America's puritanical sex culture
The Nation
For a local example, let's not forget Somaly Mam, a globally lauded Cambodian anti-trafficking campaigner who resigned in 2014 amid charges of malpractice. Her ex-husband said: “When you work in this world, you know fabricated stories are used by ...

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5 Apr 2018 | 1:05 pm

'It's not about one woman': A young Australian's fight to end sex trafficking - ABC Online


'It's not about one woman': A young Australian's fight to end sex trafficking
ABC Online
Ms Lorenzo was visiting Cambodia when she picked up The Road of Lost Innocence, the memoir of international human rights activist Somaly Mam. She couldn't put it down. In the book, Mam tells her story of being sold into sexual slavery, and her work to ...

29 Nov 2017 | 4:03 am

Whatever happened to… Somaly Mam? - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

Whatever happened to… Somaly Mam?
Southeast Asia Globe
By the time she started granting interviews, the Somaly Mam Foundation (SMF) – which acted as the fundraising arm for Agir Pour Les Femmes En Situation Precaire (AFESIP), the Cambodian organisation Mam and her then-husband established in 1996 ...

24 Apr 2017 | 6:25 am

Somaly Mam shoots for redemption with 'new' organization - Devex


Devex

Somaly Mam shoots for redemption with 'new' organization
Devex
Will Somaly Mam's new attempt to set up an anti-trafficking organization be enough to put the controversies of the past year behind? This is the conundrum that the infamous anti-trafficking champion finds herself in as she embarks on a new journey for ...

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26 Jan 2015 | 10:14 am

Disgraced Activist Somaly Mam to Launch New Organization After Resigning - Newsweek


Newsweek

Disgraced Activist Somaly Mam to Launch New Organization After Resigning
Newsweek
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Disgraced Cambodian anti-sex trafficking activist Somaly Mam, who was forced to resign from her own foundation seven months ago amid reports her dramatic life story was fabricated, has unveiled plans to ...
Somaly Mam Foundation 2.0The Phnom Penh Post

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24 Dec 2014 | 1:01 pm

Somaly Mam Foundation Closes - Newsweek


Newsweek

Somaly Mam Foundation Closes
Newsweek
The Somaly Mam Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to combating sex trafficking in Cambodia, has “officially ceased all operations, ended all grant funding and permanently closed [its] doors,” the foundation announced in a statement October 18.
Somaly Mam Foundation finally shuts downDevex
Somaly Mam foundation shuts downThe Phnom Penh Post
Somaly Mam Foundation Closes DownThe Cambodia Daily

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20 Oct 2014 | 5:28 pm

'Victims Can Lie as Much as Other People' - The Atlantic


The Atlantic

'Victims Can Lie as Much as Other People'
The Atlantic
Now Margaret Sullivan, the public editor of The New York Times, is calling on Kristof to “give readers a full explanation” of his reporting on Somaly Mam, the celebrated Cambodian anti-sex-trafficking activist who, according to a recent Newsweek expose ...

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6 Jun 2014 | 7:38 am

Activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid claims she faked personal story - The Guardian


Los Angeles Times

Activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid claims she faked personal story
The Guardian
After publishing her book, Mam launched the Somaly Mam Foundation. Her crusade against sex trafficking, and her charismatic personality, won her an audience of international donors who helped raise millions for the foundation, among them some star ...
Sex slavery activist Somaly Mam quits foundation after book probeLos Angeles Times
NYT's Nicholas Kristof should drop everything, audit his Cambodia workWashington Post
Cambodian sex slavery activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid allegations she distorted her pastNEWS.com.au
New York Times (blog) -Huffington Post -Esquire
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30 May 2014 | 12:37 pm

Why would Somaly Mam quit her own sex-trafficking foundation? - Washington Post


Washington Post

Why would Somaly Mam quit her own sex-trafficking foundation?
Washington Post
Somaly Mam's story is incredible. Her autobiography, "The World of Lost Innocence," detailed how she was born in a village in the Cambodian rain forest and sold into sexual slavery as a child by her "grandfather." She was stuck in Southeast Asia's sex ...
Cambodian anti-trafficking campaigner Somaly Mam exposed as fraudThe Independent
Trafficking Activist Somaly Mam Is Accused of Faking Her Life StoryTIME
Somaly Mam And The Cult of Glamourized VictimhoodDaily Beast
New York Times -Thomson Reuters Foundation -Newsweek
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29 May 2014 | 5:29 pm

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